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by mgcjag
Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Oil Pressure Swich
Replies: 1
Views: 59
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Re: Oil Pressure Swich

Hi Mike...you could connect it to an air pressure line if you have a compressor...Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Open Day April 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 340
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Re: Open Day April 2019

Hope to get there this time Angus....Steve

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by mgcjag
Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Ignition Warning Light will not Extinguish
Replies: 16
Views: 361
Great Britain

Re: Ignition Warning Light will not Extinguish

Hi James...great that you have found the 3aw....can you please try to put your name and car model in tne signature area......i havent upgraded my 3aw....but you can get a solid state one that look original from https://www.sngbarratt.com/uk/#!/Englis ... 0d57f475f7 Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Flushing out coolant system
Replies: 2
Views: 144
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Re: Flushing out coolant system

Hi Steve.....i recently flushed out an xj6 engine where the coolant looked ok i used a product for flushing and actually done it 3 times... draining, filling running etc...i thought it was probably all nice and clean......a couple of weeks i pulled the engine out of the xj6 for use in another build ...
by mgcjag
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Centre Arm Rest storage box for series 3 V12
Replies: 6
Views: 121
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Re: Centre Arm Rest storage box for series 3 V12

Hi Nick...just to give you a quick answer give one of the trim shops a call...they should be able to help...Steve
by mgcjag
Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Overdrive in 2+2
Replies: 21
Views: 6589
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Re: Overdrive in 2+2

Spoke to a good friend this morning who has an original UK spec manual S2 2+2....he replaced his original 4 syncro box for a 4 syncro with compact overdrive....he did not have to cut or weld anything for the new o/d box to fit......however the speedo drive did touch the tunnel so he used a ball pin ...
by mgcjag
Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Overdrive in 2+2
Replies: 21
Views: 6589
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Re: Overdrive in 2+2

Hi Michael.....i havent done it but got a box and o/d then changed my mind......from all i read there was no cutting/welding....its the speedo o/p that can cause a problem and catch the body.....the lever with the switch is early xj6 not sure if it was on other models.....you can fit a dash switch i...
by mgcjag
Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Ball joint boot clips
Replies: 2
Views: 75
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Re: Ball joint boot clips

Hi Richard the new ones are a bit soft and not so much of a spring as the old ones....wright or wrong i just streached the loops a bit and droped one over the other..if that makes sense.....so just used it as a wire tie with half a twist....Steve
by mgcjag
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: E type reaction plate
Replies: 32
Views: 850
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Re: E type reaction plate

Hi Jerry....are you making any distinction here between 2+2 and non 2+2 or are you sugesting it can be done for all 4.2 models.... Steve
by mgcjag
Sun Nov 11, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: E type reaction plate
Replies: 32
Views: 850
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Re: E type reaction plate

Hi Jerry.....maybee you have something to teach us then....do you have any photos of an enging/gearbox of any 4.2 comming out with the reaction plate still in place...would really be interested to see how its done.... Steve
by mgcjag
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: E type reaction plate
Replies: 32
Views: 850
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Re: E type reaction plate

Hi Jerome...I know that you work at a well respected company that does a lot of E type work..I do hope you haven't seen them bending a punters bodywork to remove an engine..Steve
by mgcjag
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Upper Steering Column Bearings
Replies: 10
Views: 263
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Re: Upper Steering Column Bearings

Thanks Stuart..your probably correct..xj6 also have then.. Bill..thanks for the info...will keep looking but will probably go down the route you suggest...Steve
by mgcjag
Sat Nov 10, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Possible server issue
Replies: 4
Views: 161
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Re: Possible server issue

Maybee get an electrician to check it out for you :bigrin: ....no problem for me....Steve
by mgcjag
Sat Nov 10, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: We're OK
Replies: 7
Views: 201
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Re: We're OK

Hi Mark..great to hear your ok......you have the right attitude..its just Stuff.....we are very fortunate in the UK we dont have such major events.....all the best.... Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Upper Steering Column Bearings
Replies: 10
Views: 263
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Re: Upper Steering Column Bearings

Were in the S2 section.........for S1 your fortunate.........Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Upper Steering Column Bearings
Replies: 10
Views: 263
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Re: Upper Steering Column Bearings

So just to bump this up....I thought there wers lots of you out there that have done full rebuilds....did you forget the steering column :bigrin: ...Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Just Joined the Forum - looking for help on buying a car
Replies: 23
Views: 466
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Re: Just Joined the Forum - looking for help on buying a car

Hi Tony..welcom to the forum....im sure you will find it very usefull and get lots of help with your search..Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: DVLA problems
Replies: 9
Views: 367
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Re: DVLA problems

Hi Paul....although you have a car built in 1965 it was first registeted in 1967....so as far as im aware the first registration date is what the dvla work from....it is very unfortunate for you and you could keep pushing with the dvla....but the whole registration system is not built around the bui...
by mgcjag
Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Ignition Warning Light will not Extinguish
Replies: 16
Views: 361
Great Britain

Re: Ignition Warning Light will not Extinguish

Electronic replacements dont all look like tin cans...i was just pointing out that it may look different..like this replacement for example
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by mgcjag
Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Ignition Warning Light will not Extinguish
Replies: 16
Views: 361
Great Britain

Re: Ignition Warning Light will not Extinguish

Sorry...dont know...but dont see why not.... Steve